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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Pilosella flagellaris   FAMILY Asteraceae_   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium ×flagellare var. flagellare   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hieracium flagellare

SYNONYMOUS WITH New treatment of Pilosella for EuroMediterranean flora (Brautigam & Greuter, 2007)
Pilosella flagellaris

 

COMMON NAME:
Whiplash Hawkweed


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image of Pilosella flagellaris, Whiplash Hawkweed

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_051721hayesville10

May    Clay County    NC

Plants stoloniferous, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Pilosella flagellaris, Whiplash Hawkweed

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_051721hayesville11

May    Clay County    NC

Leaves nearly glabrous on the upper surface, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Pilosella flagellaris, Whiplash Hawkweed

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_051721hayesville15

May    Clay County    NC

Heads 2-4+ in ± umbelliform to corymbiform arrays. Corollas yellow, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Pilosella flagellaris   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium ×flagellare var. flagellare   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hieracium flagellare

SYNONYMOUS WITH New treatment of Pilosella for EuroMediterranean flora (Brautigam & Greuter, 2007)
Pilosella flagellaris

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4191

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: Roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Margins entire

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Stoloniferous

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow often each with abaxial red stripe
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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